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, of course, to the first two -- and then the revival of our cities with detroit as case study number one. we are very proud to be in detroit because we see it as a great city that has incredible potential that we would just love to help participate in that dialogue to help move that process forward a little faster. but what we really want to do is change the dialogue about how the world thinks about technology. because we really don't think it is understood or appreciated how rapidly the entire landscape is shifting because of tech. i mean, today apple's literally announcing the next iphone. that's cool, but that's just the most obvious example of things that continue to move at astonishing speed, and there's developments literally everywhere you look. and we don't think leaders generally get that. so i'm going to give you a couple of little, quick housekeeping things that we need to know. for one thing, there is an app, te space detroit, so look that up and download it, it has all the program. it'll be in realtime all day, please use the app, detroit labs made it, it's very good. te detroit
, what initiatives would you put in place to make sure that jobs are created in the inner cities, like trenton, newark and jersey city? >> moderator: senator menendez, europe first. menendez: i'm proud of the areas we work in our state. the reality is that transit villages, the new transportation bill. i'm glad to see that with my leadership on mass transit, new jersey will receive, an additional $70 million more. that legislation is looking at saving and/or creating about 52,000 jobs. a lot of those transit villages and opportunities are right in urban areas, using advantage of our infrastructure. livable communities. my legislation in that regard but hope communities that are not only urban, but the more suburban, but nonetheless very close to urban areas would create greater development opportunity as well. and so, we are going to continue to work with these communities so that in fact they can realize the future of their citizens. >> moderator: senator kyrillos. kyrillos: as i go around the cities of new jersey, i am so sad to see the poverty, to see the unemployment, to see that t
been but that was where you were born so you came to the inner city to work with high school dropouts. how did that inform the person you have become? walsh: i try to dedicate my life to helping those less fortunate than i. most of my life prior to running for two or three years ago was working with those less fortunate. i expect a good number of years working in the inner city trying to improve educational opportunities for young african-american, hispanic and white children. i taught american government and american history. >> moderator: i need to ask one final quick question. ms. duckworth you were born in thailand and american father who was in the military and your mother is tied. you traveled around and eventually ended up in hawaii. duckworth: i ended up in hawaii because my dad lost his job. we ended up on food stamps. thank god for the programs that allowed me to go to college. if you talk about it, it's the hard work and that personal responsibility and that struggle. >> moderator: with that we have to bring this form to an end but thank you very much tammy duckworth and co
the cities of morocco, the foreign minister travel to washington for our first-ever strategic dialogue. he could have avoided the cameras but instead he strongly condemned the attack and benghazi and embraced a broader partnership with the united states, and pledged that the country would continue working toward democracy and the rule of law. algeria also has much to gain by embracing the changes that are taking place around it, and we have seen some progress. the government held parliamentary elections in may invited international observers to monitor them for the first time and it moved quickly last month. a protected diplomatic commissions including u.s. embassy in to defuse tensions in the streets but still algeria has a lot of work to do to uphold universal rights and create a civil society. a message i delivered at the highest level in person in february. what do these snapshots and stories from across the region tell us? on the one hand, last month's violence revealed strains of extremism that threaten those nations as well as the broader region and even the united states. on the ot
russia, that you get the sense of semi-reference an immediate city can only have the spread mind again, that would be awesome. from castro to gorbachev, other communist things come to mind, obama. no, o'reilly is going to yell at me for that. they love theirs. it brings them back to the day where they could draw a bright line. the evil united states versus the communitarians and the former soviet union. they love celebrities who when they hear the word complicated, akron on slate gdp, they think gdp, gdp, is that late tng, but as jacob anna clark's now, gdp. it is not a teacher clothing line. you are equating? of course are not kidding. before you present you with a finalist and will give you a compilation heroes for the past five years. >> bruce babbitt was the governor of arizona nearly a year ago. did the purchase is the president he would have to raise taxes and he never was recovered from his courage. >> the soviet union, born and bred a revolution come about together by atrium that is still being drowned. it is the turn of a socialist nation marching towards the first communist s
at the gun violence in new york city and what they've been able to do, it's certainly fantastic in terms of the results that are there, and i support trying to make sure we close the loopholes, making sure we're looking at background checks to make sure those happen more effectively and efficiently and also pleased to say that the illinois council on handgun violence is going to be giving me an award or in involve. schneider: i do believe we need to reinstate the violence ban. we are seeing too much violence in our communities. we need to reinstate the weapons ban that expired in 2004. we need to ban large scale magazines that allow someone to go into a theater and pull off 60 rounds in a minute. this makes our cities more dangerous. you talk about it, but you're not willing to put the action behind it, and this is what you've done in congress. when you vote for the ryan plan, when you vote against women's rights, when you vote against the environment -- .. will keep coming back to read other people in the party had the courage to stand up to the leadership and say this isn't good for mi
go out there. >> [inaudible conversations] >> and city where you're from, you can comment on it or not. in the city of philadelphia everything is run by the city and the jdge of election end up becoming the democratic committee people and what used to be the case that polling locations were literally in people's garages you had no accountability. you had one party control and you had zero accountability and nobody watching the election. you can complain that somebody is trying and steering too much in the swerve what you have is no accountability in one party rule in number of places in the country and you can say republicans are all for doing this. there's a lot wrong happening on both sides. what you're saying is not crazy easy. to have the accountability. >> i agree it's not easy. just because it's hard -- [inaudible] >> look both sides are right. there is some fraud. >> my side is more right. [laughter] >> there's certainly is fraud and tactics they're choosing seems to be important. the motion of a modified poll tax which is what some of this is not the right way to g
to say this, they do some good things, particularly david koch who is the wealthiest man in new york city. you thought michael bloomberg was. no, it's david koch. but he funds the metropolitan opera, big supporter of it. the metropolitan museum of art, cancer research centers around the country. but most of their money goes into political activities, and they are everywhere. the heritage foundation in washington, d.c., koch brothers. the cato institute when it started, koch brothers. some of you may know now the koch brothers -- cato kind of went its own independent way, and the koch brothers are now suing the cato institute to get it back to be a totally controlled koch brothers' operation. people, americans for prosperity, the most active political organization today, all funded by the koch brothers. freedomworks, dick armey's organization, koch brothers. john kasich in ohio, koch brothers' candidate. bought lock, stock and barrel by the koch brothers. same with scott walker in wisconsin. everywhere. in california a couple of years ago there was a measure, prop 23 on the ballot, to repe
, of the kansas city experiment, if you will, you know, shows, i think it demonstrates quite clearly, um, the magnitude of the enormous investment that the cable industry has made in building out our infrastructure across the country. and i, you know, i just, i just don't know that i see a business model for the expenditure of that level of money to build out, um, a national fiber or network. said the same thing when verizon went into the market with fios, and at&t, obviously, thought the same thing since when they developed their u-verse product, they decided not to build a national or even regional fiber network. so, um, we've, you know, we've consistently said and continue to believe that we're not afraid of competition, we like our product, we like our position, we think competition makes us a better company. um, we think it makes us sharpen our focus, improve the level of service that we're providing, improve the quality and the innovation of our offerings and just like satellite made comcast a better company and then verizon and u-verse have made comcast a bettny and forced us to i
going to be base brightening to pay for the power mac city goals, in fact one way would be to do lower rate cuts. >> top, you want to tackle the second half of the question? >> well, actually there were some other things that were not good in the 2001 or 2002 to 2006. when it comes to mind is the prescription drug benefit in 2003. since we are having a fiscal discussion come i feel compelled to note that the 2003 help expansion legislation was financed while the 2000 legislation was paid for. >> other questions? yes, sir. >> patcher cluster, omb watch. my question about the politics referred to as indirectly, that no one has done explicitly. republicans have been held accountable by someone not in this room, grover norquist forgot accepting tax increase. anything with a tax increase supported in a primary. the day before we had the fiscal cliff, policies that would be called a tax increase at that time, the day after the same policies would be called a tax cut. for political reasons, isn't it necessary to get revenue increases and will also be able to demand support of republicans, don
talking to people at sun city who are standing in long lines in shorts and white sneakers. but in the end, you talk to them and they're speaking in real ways that strategists and pundits and we don't, and we need -- if we're smart we listen. >> i still get -- i will tell you, i confess, on election night i get this tingle up and down my back, and i get teary when i think about we're the one of the very few places on the planet where we can change our leadership without firing a gun and without a drop of blood, and it's still, as many years as i have been doing it, i still get so excited. [applause] >> it's amazing. >> i would agree, it's who is most motivated to get out the vote. one of your observations, 2009, after the primary, the defeated candidates weren't too thrilled but they're enthused now that the race is close. going to be very interesting to watch what happens over the next couple weeks, and now i'd like to take some questions from the audience for our distinguished panel. >> we have to have to talk to voters? >> this is our own town hall version of the program. and as those t
the finance under control in the city. so firefighters, which detroit needs because it's got the highest case of arson in the country has gotten laid off. about two weeks later, miraculously 100 guys are rehired. when you look to find out what the money came from, it's the department of homeland security has a fund for things like that. i don't want to overstate, but that's something you want to think about. the department of homeland security step in to keep the charade and save as it can be for the moment. it could be a lifesaver. i wondered making this film, we see in the auto industry bailout, the big bailout. are we heading into an era of bill as a cities? is there such thing as a failed city panelists examine whether the dodd-frank act regulates enough to protect the nation from another financial crisis. speakers include general counts are for both the federal reserve and the federal deposit insurance corp. this is an hour and 20 minutes. >> good morning. i am honored to be the moderator of this distinguished panel. i know we're going to have an interesting discussion and hopefully a li
under the resilience against the crisis. the fact of having a decentralized city area, means that if any crisis were to happen in one of the markets in which we are, we are able to have a firewall around this element of christ is, affecting by the investment in those countries but that the spillover impact. when we present to the bank of spain, we underline the bank of spain, as one of the great bear. they standalone independent said series. with the fact of having the banking operation with the largest branch of the world give us access to stable liquidity dependent on financial market. we find ourselves basically the banking obligation, another interesting feature. to the extent, it is likely about 100% of 170%, which is practically funding our assets and with a very strong position, according to regulations of 10%. in terms of efficient the, for retail banking operation, you chart how if they are sent under there, and makes us extremely competitive bank in which you do operate because in times of crisis, also the fact that we have an extremely efficient bank, spain -- throughout this.
of the violence. >> outside of the church >> already this year there's been 43 murders in the city. >> a deadly shooting is being blamed. [inaudible] >> good afternoon. my name is dan gross and it is my privilege to serve as the president of the brady center to prevent gun violence. i very briefly want to welcome everybody here and thank you our sponsors and especially you, justice stevens for the extraordinary honor and your participation of this event. [applause] like to many people, i come to this issue through a personal experience in february of 1997 my younger brother matthew was shot in a shooting that happened on the observation deck of the empire state building. my brother despite being shot in his head like a lot of our heroes in this room, jim brady needless to say it has changed his life and the lives of all of us that love him and care about him forever. i was a partner at a big advertising agency and i just found i couldn't go back to work knowing this problem was out there and there's an opportunity to do something about it, so i quit that job and i devoted my life to trying to p
or phone or you end up reaching people directly in major cities, major towns. you don't make the investment to reach rural areas this is just very hard to not yours on these people. so, do you believe the proposal will increase a direct voter candidate. is that part of which are suggesting to the senate or gubernatorial race by far fewer people have contacted this candidates. >> before you answer that, let me comment on the swedish economists because they think it's the case where you need to have common sense. this paper shows is that 20 states, after going all through the pages of complicated equations and mathematics are going to lose visits compared to the current system. and of those 20 states, 14 of those states currently get 0%. were talking about alaska, california, delaware, maryland, missouri, montana, new mexico, south dakota, vermont, wyoming, washington state in west virginia. so they don't call it the dismal science for no reason. the economist has an interesting model, but the scientific method you take the predictions that the model suggests common name common name of the 13
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in missouri. st. louis and kansas city in the west were based democrats in alabama between. i'm sorry mike. >> it's not a surprise but just to reference the other marquee senate race here in virginia tim kaine the former governor looks very strong. that is a real problem for mitt romney. he needed a stronger george allen. at the moment came look strong and that's a real worry. >> let's assume what you more or less say is likely to happen in the house will stay republican in the senate might stay democratic. do you expect in any leadership changes in either the senate or the house and republicans or democrats? anybody likely to be challenged or do you think will see no change? >> i think no change. the only way i think the house can see change is if republicans and i really really really don't think this will happen, if republicans lost more than 15 seats in the house. i think boehner could have a problem but i think it's owing to be more single digits so i don't think we will have a problem at all. >> whoever's the present of the united states will have to do deal with the lame-duck sessio
in that way? >> well, july 20th was a very sad day for our country and certainly for our city, and the metropolitan area. aurora will never be the same after that mass killing, and i've had a chance to meet with the families of some of the -- some of those who were killed. i've met with others who have been wounded. i met with the medical teams and law enforcement. for me this is very personal issue, and so on one side of the district you have columbine, where you had a terrible tragedy 13 or so years ago, and then a couple months ago, three months ago in aurora. so, for me, the subject of crowd control, public health, coming from these mass shootings, is something that we just have to deal with, and the most common-sense approaches that can be taken to avoid some of these mass killings, and -- >> banning assault weapons? >> well, you look at the old assault weapons act that expired a couple years ago. that needs to be reviewed. two, that i'm part of now, one is to require -- so right now if you want to buy a firearm, you have to buy it from a licensed firearm dealer, face-to-
was not recorded here without much attention. a missile was shot from the gaza strip to one of our cities in the south of israel and it had a children's kindergarten, but thankfully it was that night and there were no children there. i mention this because i dismiss so then sent in the day and hunt this missile hit a kindergarten for children and, the number of fatalities have probably been very high and this would've led in my opinion to an immediate change in the situation, not only to israel and the gaza strip, but also the entire region. it would've been a changer, not a money changer, a regional changer. i'm saying this because where there's been in the middle east where are they can have enormous effects on a whole range of issues. and it is often in the hands of individuals to bring this about. this is the situation we are in. i will say, by the way, in this respect but the fact that israel now has one means at its disposal, a system developed over the years in which we are able at times to detect the missiles before they reach the destination and to vote them up. this has also bee
good debate performance city take a potential weakness internet to a strength. it's also very telling moment when they were debating the bf, where the president is clearly vulnerable. the story they've told has changed since the beginning they sent out mixed messages about what happened and when they knew precisely what happened. yet he is not only to talk but i'm the commander-in-chief. no, the buck stops here. it's not hillary clinton who will take responsibility. i take responsibility not the one who greets those caskets. and he looked very presidential at that moment, whereas mitt romney missed an opportunity to be able to really get at whether or not the white house has been forthcoming. >> the one piece of hard news out of this debate is that it's clear that the white house come at the obama campaign is trying to de-legitimate ties criticism of libya. you're the present one of those moments say that he found from these criticisms offensives. the e-mail from the obama campaign says that in his command of the facts about libya, they said governor romney had a jeweled fold moment,
city, illinois. hi, tom. >> caller: hi, this is to both gentlemen. i watch the republicans and i'm a democrat, but i voted bush one time the first time. so my question is this mr. romney. i understand the president obama is. he's not letting anyone drag us into wars are subtle conflicts, but easily do hope. like libya and other places. he turned it over to the u.n. and the last four americans in libya. but it's liberated. my question with mr. romney is, is he talking about actually going back in iraq? going into syria? getting ready to go to war with iran in the sense of, is he ready to put boots on the ground? is that what you must do different than the president? and if not, what does he want to do besides rattle a saber? i'll take your comments off the air. >> guest: i think it's a fantastic question because romney scamp would like certain people in the neoconservative elements of the republican party to believe that in fact he is ready to pull the trigger and the preemptive strike on iran. the problem is you look at what he actually said any talk to senior advisers, whether d
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